Edmund S. Morgan

Edmund S. Morgan is Sterling Professor of History Emeritus at Yale. His most recent book is The Genuine Article: A Historian Looks at Early America. (June 2011)

Jefferson & Betrayal

Friends of Liberty: Thomas Jefferson, Tadeusz Kosciuszko, and Agrippa Hull: A Tale of Three Patriots, Two Revolutions, and a Tragic Betrayal of Freedom in the New Nation

by Gary B. Nash and Graham Russell Gao Hodges

Freedom's Prophet: Bishop Richard Allen, the AME Church, and the Black Founding Fathers

by Richard S. Newman

June 26, 2008 issue

Our Shaky Beginnings

Captain John Smith: Writings with Other Narratives of Roanoke, Jamestown, and the First English Settlement of America

by Captain John Smith

The Jamestown Project

by Karen Ordahl Kupperman

Jamestown: The Buried Truth

by William M. Kelso

Savage Kingdom: The True Story of Jamestown, 1607, and the Settlement of America

by Benjamin Woolley

A Land as God Made It: Jamestown and theBirth of America

by James Horn

Pocahontas, Powhatan, Opechancanough: Three Indian Lives Changed by Jamestown

by Helen C. Rountree

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April 26, 2007 issue

Bill of Wrongs

Perilous Times: Free Speech in Wartime from the Sedition Act of 1798 to the War on Terrorism

by Geoffrey R. Stone

The People Themselves: Popular Constitutionalism and Judicial Review

by Larry D. Kramer

March 10, 2005 issue

A Tract for the Times

A Tract for the Times

Inventing a Nation: Washington, Adams, Jefferson

by Gore Vidal

Washington, D.C.

by Gore Vidal


by Gore Vidal


by Gore Vidal

Homage to Daniel Shays: Collected Essays, 1952–1972

by Gore Vidal

The Last Empire: Essays, 1992–2000

by Gore Vidal

Perpetual War for Perpetual Peace: How We Got to Be So Hated

by Gore Vidal

Dreaming War: Blood for Oil and the Cheney-Bush Junta

by Gore Vidal

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December 18, 2003 issue

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